2014

April 5 Autos for Animals
Anthony D'Ambrosio Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Warwick Township, Chester County, will host an adoption event for the Animal Rescue League of Berks County Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be adoptable animals, vendors, a balloon artist, DJ and food. Also, the dealership will donate $25 to the ARL for each car sold in April. For anyone who purchases a car in May through December and mentions the ARL, the dealership will make a $100 donation.

April 8-12 Newfoundland Club of America National Specialty
The Newfoundland Club of America will hold its National Specialty April 8 through April 12 at the Lancaster Host Resort, 2300 Lincoln Highway East, in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County. There are 600 Newfoundlands from the U.S. and Europe entered. Carting tests run Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and continue Wednesday. An official opening ceremony will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. Conformation judging will be held Wednesday through Saturday. Admission is free. The show hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and there will be a variety of vendors.

April 12 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

April 12 Animal Rescue League of Berks County Spring Open House and Easter Egg Hunt
The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will hold a Spring Open House and Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Finished photos can be picked up after 2 p.m. The Easter egg hunt begins at 2 p.m. and there are three age groups: 1-3, 4-7 and 8-12.

April 12 Vaccination clinic for canines and felines
A dog and cat vaccination clinic will be held Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mountain View Supply, 5104 Old Route 22, Upper Bern Township. Dogs must be leashed and cats must be in a carrier. Rabies shots, $15; Lyme, $25; distemper, $15; microchipping, $25. Cash only, no appointments. Provided by No Nonsense Neutering Inc.

May 1 through June 7 Paws for the Cause pet food drive
The Wyomissing Home Depot will be collecting pet food and pet toys from May 1 through June 7 at its store at 1731 Crossing Drive. The collected items will be donated to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County and the Humane Society of Berks County during a special celebration June 7, see below.

May 10 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

May 17 Art for Arf's Sake Art Auction
The Humane Society of Berks County will hold its annual Art for Arf's Sake Art Auction Saturday, May 17, at the Santander Performing Arts Center, 136 N. Sixth St., Reading. Watch the HSBC website for more details as they become available.

June 7 Paws for the Cause
Home Depot in Wyomissing will be holding Paws for the Cause Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise awareness of the Animal Rescue League of Berks County and the Humane Society of Berks County . Pet food and toys collected at the store, 1731 Crossing Drive, will be donated to the two animal shelters. There will be live music, a kids workshop, games, vendors and the building of two dog houses by Boy Scouts, the police and fire departments. There will be free food.

June 14 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

July 12 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Aug. 9 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Sept. 13 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Oct. 11 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Nov. 8 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Dec. 13 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.


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